Call to Artists Art Fluent invites artists to submit artwork to their online exhibit, WANDERLUST. Traveling is a powerful way to open the heart, cleanse the mind and heal the soul. Art helps us to capture the culture and spirit we discover through these journeys and uncover the rich stories of lands far away from our own. It’s all about opening our eyes to the world and seeing each other in different ways. Wanderlust is calling. Let’s explore the unfamiliar. Show us WANDERLUST from your perspective. Over $1,200 in cash prizes. All accepted pieces will be displayed in their online gallery. Learn more.
Deadline: December 30, 2022 at midnight (MST)
Call to Fiber Artists The Worcester State University’s Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Gallery welcomes artists’ entries for their juried exhibition Interconnected: A Fiber Show. Exhibition dates: February 2nd through March 18th. Artists have used FIBER in art physically and conceptually in various ways over the years. This call for art is an opportunity for artists to explore the possibilities of FIBER through various media and styles. Artists are invited to put their own spin on FIBER, redefine it, explore it, and create works that allow the viewer to experience it in new ways.
Deadline: January 1, 2023 at 5pm
Artist Residency Applications are currently being accepted for the Yaddo Residency in Saratoga Springs, New York. This 400-acre retreat in upstate New York offers two week to two month residencies to professional creative artists working in the following disciplines: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. Learn more.
Deadline: January 5, 2023
Photographers Entries are currently being accepted for the Aperture Portfolio Prize. The Aperture Portfolio Prize is an annual international competition to discover, exhibit, and publish new talents in photography. The first prize winner will be published in Aperture magazine and will receive a $3,000 cash prize and exhibition in New York. Learn more.
Deadline: January 6, 2023
Artist Residencies Applications are now open for the Studios at MASS MoCA artist residency, with residencies for artists and writers within the museum’s factory campus in North Adams. Learn more.
Deadline: January 8, 2023
Medical Emergency Grants for Artists The Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants Cycle 16 is now open. These grants of up to $5,000 support direct treatment expenses for medical, dental or mental health emergencies that occurred April 1, 2022, or later. Next cycle will open February 14, 2023. Learn more.
Deadline: January 13, 2023
Provincetown Community Compact Dune Shack Residencies The Provincetown Compact Compact announces 2023 dune shack residency applications are now open. The Compact is offering residencies for C-Scape and Fowler Dune Shacks in the Cape Cod National Seashore. Residencies are available April through November for the general public (Community Residencies). Residency applications may be found here. Community residencies are open to all and are selected by lottery.
Deadline: January 15, 2023
Call for Abstract Art Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY is currently accepting entries for their exhibition Neoteric Abstract XI. The exhibition is open for entry to all artists working in any abstract media. In this exhibition they will feature all types, mediums and forms of abstraction. The exhibition will be held April 13 – May 6, 2023. This call is for their annual exhibition devoted to Abstract Art. This will be the eleventh annual exhibition. Learn more.
Deadline January 31, 2023
Call to Artists The Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth invites artists to submit artwork to their exhibition Kinetic (March 7–April 8, 2023). This call is open to artists both amateur and professional. Work needs to have been produced within the last five years. All styles and aesthetics are considered. The Cultural Center is a public non-profit art center open to everyone; as such, the content of submissions should be appropriate for all viewers. Work that is copied or done under the guidance of an instructor is not eligible. Please submit only work that will be available at the time of the exhibit and will remain for its entirety. Learn more.
Deadline: February 3, 2023
Artist Residency Fellowships Applications are currently being accepted for the MacDowell Fellowship. MacDowell encourages artists from all backgrounds and all countries in the following disciplines to apply: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theater, and visual arts. The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence. Learn more.
Deadline: February 10, 2023
Small Arts Organization Grants The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant guidelines and application materials are now available for the Challenge America Grants. These grants to organizations support specific projects in any part of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. jurisdictions. Challenge America offers support primarily to small organizations for projects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to groups/communities with rich and dynamic artistic and cultural contributions to share that are underserved. Challenge America features an abbreviated application, a robust structure of technical assistance, and grants for a set amount of $10,000. Grants require a cost share/match of $10,000 consisting of cash and/or in-kind contributions. Total project costs must be at least $20,000 or greater. Learn more.
Deadline: April 27, 2023
Image credit: Blind Spanish Singer, Robert Henri, oil on canvas, 41 x 33 1/8 in., Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection.